Want to do a pottery class but need a bit of flexibility? Then our classes are for you! From beginners through to potters of all levels, this class is structured to help you learn to improve your skills on the wheel or try your hand at sculpting or hand building. Come along and enjoy a fun and relaxed class while learning new skills.
Complimentary tea and coffee is available along with chilled water.
When: Saturday Morning, 9.30am
What you will learn:
- How to knead your clay
- How to centre your clay on the wheel
- How to form cylinders
- How to create simple bowl forms
- How to turn your forms
- How to pull handles and attach them to cylinders to create coffee mugs, jugs etc.
- Basic glazing and decorating techniques
- Creating many different forms including casserole dishes, flatware such as plates and platters, and much much more.
THIS IS A CASUAL WEEKLY CLASS - Materials & Firing additional
COST: (Following weekly classes will be $35 per class)
In your first class you will also need to purchase a tool kit for $18 and a block of clay ($20) which can be shared between you and a friend if you bring one along.
When choosing this class, please be aware that you must return for further classes to complete your own pieces. If you choose this class and do not return to finish your own work, it will be disposed of after 14 days. If you would like us to finish your work for you, please let us know at the beginning of class and you can upgrade to an All Inclusive Taster Class for the cost of $85 total (less your payment already made).
Class will be cancelled if less than 6 people are enrolled (this has never happened), in which case all payments will be refunded. All other deposits and class payments are non-refundable but will be held and transferred to another class of your choice (assuming there is a vacancy) for a term of 12 months from date of payment.
Please also note that this class may not be suitable for children under 12 years of age due to needing to be a certain height to use the wheel.
- How to knead and roll your clay
- Basic wheel throwing
- How to hand build simple forms
- A variety of basic skills using various tools to create various forms with clay.
- An old towel for use on the wheel.
Please wear old clothes as you will get messy. Please note that shoes must be worn in the studio at all times.
Students of all skill levels.
Vendor since 2014
We have set up our studio to bring together pottery and ceramics in a combined space and to be an affordable, fun place where anyone can come and enjoy creating with clay. Our studio is a place where there are very little rules except to respect your fellow artists, their work and the studio, to relax and learn that there is no end to the possibilities when working with clay..........
At SaJo Ceramics you can...
Join a casual pottery class or social pottery & ceramics session; take a workshop to have a go at the pottery wheel, take one of our 6 week courses to learn the basics of throwing, or just use our Melbourne studio facilities on a casual basis. Discover beautiful stoneware handmade tiles for a unique splashback or outdoor wall feature or make your own! Explore a huge catalogue of ceramic pieces to paint in both acrylic paints and fired finishes, made to order from vintage and modern bisque designs. Buy hand made tile blanks for your school or community project, ready for you to paint, carve or decorate, or just drop in and chat with fellow artists while enjoying a cuppa.